Norman Whitfield


Born: 5/12/1940 in New York City, New York, USA
Died: 9/16/2008
Age: 68
Cause of death: diabetes

Full name: Norman Jesse Whitfield
Noted For: pop/R&B composer, frequently teamed with lyricist Barrett Strong; hits include "Ain't Too Proud to Beg" (1966), "I Heard It Through the Grapevine" (1967), "War" (1969), "Just My Imagination" (1971), and "Papa Was a Rollin' Stone" (1971).